Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Economic Research

Symposium on Oil Markets and the Economy Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco July 25, 2011

July 25, 2011

 Background Papers

 Conference Agenda

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:55 a.m. Welcome
  John C. Williams
9:00 a.m. Session 1: Recent developments in oil markets
  Severin Borenstein, UC Berkeley
Edgard Habib, Chevron
Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Session 2: What do recent developments in oil markets mean for the economy?
  Robert Hall, Stanford University
Jim Hamilton, UC San Diego
Steven Kopits, Douglas Westwood 
11:45 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Session 3: Are high (and volatile) oil prices here to stay?
Francisco Blanch, BofA Merrill Lynch
Craig Pirrong, University of Houston
Kenneth Singleton, Stanford University 
1:15 p.m. Lunch